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Lemon curd & orange cake cut into slices

Lemon curd & orange cake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 10

Enjoy a slice of lemon curd and orange cake for elevenses or afternoon tea. Top with flaked almonds and lemon zest and serve with a cuppa

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal365
fat20g
saturates10g
carbs40g
sugars26g
fibre1g
protein6g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 170g soft salted butter
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 70g natural yogurt
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • orange , zested
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 5 tbsp lemon curd
  • 20g flaked almonds
  • lemon zest , to decorate

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Butter a 1-litre loaf tin and line with baking parchment.

  • STEP 2

    Put the butter, sugar, eggs, yogurt, self-raising flour, ground almonds, orange zest, milk and 2½ tbsp lemon curd in a large bowl and whisk until smooth. Put another 2½ tbsp lemon curd in a second bowl and whisk to loosen.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon half the batter into the prepared tin, dollop over the lemon curd and top with the remaining batter. Scatter over the flaked almonds and bake for 50 mins, or until risen and golden. Leave to cool on a wire rack, scatter over some lemon zest and slice.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2020

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